idol worshiper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n idol worshiper a person who worships idols
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Quotations

  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
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    “Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.”

Usage

In literature:

The list of the idols he had worshipped stretched backwards to the dim remoteness of boyhood.
"Vixen, Volume III." by M. E. Braddon
But as she studied the shining bodies she decided that worshiping idols, made of wood and stone, as her father did, was wrong.
"The Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures" by Lorinda Munson Bryant
It is fear that makes them worship idols.
"Flash-lights from the Seven Seas" by William L. Stidger
The people, I was told, even the humblest and most ignorant, worshipped not the idol but what it symbolised.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
STONE PILLAR WORSHIP AND IDOL WORSHIP.
"Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853" by Various
Underlying all the forms of idol-worship the eye of Paul recognized an influential Theism.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
I have never permitted the boy to worship idols.
"One Snowy Night" by Emily Sarah Holt
Some will tell us that in idolatry people do not worship the idol itself, but the god who is supposed to reside within it.
"India, Its Life and Thought" by John P. Jones
And they shall worship these idols!
"A Modern Mercenary" by Kate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard
Having worshipped her friend for so long, she could not believe her idol's judgment would be at fault.
"The Leader of the Lower School" by Angela Brazil
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In poetry:

"You are the one causing troubles," said Elijah.
"You disobey the one true God.
You worship idols.
That is the trouble."
"Elijah Proves Who The True God Is" by Doris Clore Demaree
All the people worshiped idols,
Gods which their own hands had made,
Vainly thinking, in their blindness,
Earth-born gods could give them aid.
"Caleb's Vision" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
In whom is neither past life
Nor future birth nor death,
In whom we always have been
And always shall be one,
Him worship. Break all other idols!
"The Living God" by Swami Vivekananda
He who is at once the high and low,
The sinner and the saint,
Both God and worm,
Him worship — visible, knowable, real, omnipresent,
Break all other idols!
"The Living God" by Swami Vivekananda
But ye who worship in sin and shame
Your idol gods, whate'er they be;
Who scoff in your pride at your Maker's name,
By the pebbly stream and the shady tree—
"On The Loss Of A Pious Friend" by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard
Oh! Christian Love is a thing divine,
And Charity saveth ten fold;
But a Christian HATE is a thing as sublime—
The hatred of sin and the idol's shrine,
Where Mammon is worshipped in gold.
"Christian Love" by Ernest Jones

In news:

Idol worshipers, your opportunity to cast judgment is nearing.
Is 'Idol' losing its worshipers.
'American Idol': THR's ' Idol Worship ' Contributors Discuss Season 11 Favorites, Finale (Video).
The ' Idol Worship ' Interview.
In the traditional understanding of the word, an idol is an image made of any kind of material that people set up and worship as a god.
'American Idol': THR's 'Idol Worship' Contributors Discuss Season 11 Favorites, Finale (Video).
It is 1974, and 13-year-old Petra Williams of South Wales is worshipfully in love with far-off pop idol David Cassidy.
Not only was founder Dr Randy Caldwell present, but Michael Sarver of "American Idol" joined in the praise and worship service.
He ordered the Jews to give up their religion and worship his idols.
She hates the monotheistic Hebrew religion, and when she becomes queen, Israelites have already begun worshiping alien idols.
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